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ANNEX A

BILLS INTRODUCED

The following Bills were introduced on the dates shown—

16 May 2002

Local Government in Scotland Bill—A Bill for an Act of the Scottish Parliament to provide anew about the way in which local authorities discharge their functions and about the local provision of certain public services; to give local authorities power to do things which they consider will advance well-being; to make some minor, miscellaneous amendments of certain provisions of law about local authorities’ meetings and of other provisions connected with the functions of local authorities; and for connected purposes. (SP Bill 53) (Executive Bill)

Introduced by: Mr Andy Kerr
Supported by: Peter Peacock

Explanatory Notes (and other accompanying documents) (SP Bill 53-EN) and a Policy Memorandum (SP Bill 53-PM) were printed to accompany the Bill.

6 June 2002

Title Conditions (Scotland) Bill—A Bill for an Act of the Scottish Parliament to make further provision as respects real burdens, servitudes and certain other obligations affecting land; to amend the law relating to the ranking of standard securities; and for connected purposes. (SP Bill 54) (Executive Bill)

Introduced by: Mr Jim Wallace
Supported by: Dr Richard Simpson

Explanatory Notes (and other accompanying documents) (SP Bill 54-EN) and a Policy Memorandum (SP Bill 54-PM) were printed to accompany the Bill.

 17 June 2002

Public Appointments and Public Bodies etc. (Scotland) Bill—A Bill for an Act of the Scottish Parliament to establish the office of Commissioner for Public Appointments in Scotland; to make provision in respect of appointments to certain public bodies; to dissolve certain public bodies; to make provision as to certain functions of Health Boards and National Health Service trusts; to make provision as to the functions of the Law Society of Scotland and the Scottish Solicitors’ Discipline Tribunal regarding the regulation of  conveyancing and executry practitioners and the provision of services by such practitioners; to make modifications in relation to those services, including conferring certain notarial and other functions on such practitioners; to establish the National Survey of Archaeology and Buildings of Scotland; and for connected purposes. (SP Bill 56) (Executive Bill)

Introduced by: Mr Andy Kerr
Supported by: Peter Peacock

Explanatory Notes (and other accompanying documents) (SP Bill 56-EN) and a Policy Memorandum (SP Bill 56-PM) were printed to accompany the Bill.

 18 June 2002

Water Environment and Water Services (Scotland) Bill—A Bill for an Act of the Scottish Parliament to make provision for protection of the water environment, including provision for implementing European Parliament and Council Directive 2000/60/EC; to amend the Sewerage (Scotland) Act 1968 and the Water (Scotland) Act 1980 in relation to the provision of water and sewerage services; and for connected purposes. (SP Bill 57) (Executive Bill)

Introduced by: Ross Finnie
Supported by: Mr Andy Kerr, Iain Gray, Allan Wilson

Explanatory Notes (and other accompanying documents) (SP Bill 57-EN) and a Policy Memorandum (SP Bill 57-PM) were printed to accompany the Bill.

16 September 2002

Agricultural Holdings (Scotland) Bill—A Bill for an Act of the Scottish Parliament to amend the law relating to agricultural holdings under the Agricultural Holdings (Scotland) Act 1991; to provide for new forms of agricultural tenancies and to make provision in relation to these tenancies; to provide for the right of certain agricultural tenants to buy land; to provide for the use of certain agricultural land for non-agricultural purposes; to make special provision for certain agricultural tenancies where the tenant is a partnership; to make new provision for the resolution of disputes between landlords and tenants arising under agricultural tenancies; and for connected purposes. (SP Bill 62) (Executive Bill)

Introduced by: Ross Finnie

Explanatory Notes (and other accompanying documents) (SP Bill 62-EN) and a Policy Memorandum (SP Bill 62-PM) were printed to accompany the Bill.

Homelessness etc. (Scotland) Bill—A Bill for an Act of the Scottish Parliament to make further provision about homelessness; to provide for the giving of notice to local authorities of proceedings for possession and enforcement of standard securities; to amend section 18 of the Housing (Scotland) Act 1988 in relation to recovery of possession of assured tenancies for non-payment of rent; and for connected purposes. (SP Bill 63) (Executive Bill)

Introduced by: Ms Margaret Curran
Supported by: Hugh Henry

Explanatory Notes (and other accompanying documents) (SP Bill 63-EN) and a Policy Memorandum (SP Bill 63-PM) were printed to accompany the Bill.

Mental Health (Scotland) Bill—A Bill for an Act of the Scottish Parliament to restate and amend the law relating to mentally disordered persons; and for connected purposes. (SP Bill 64) (Executive Bill)

Introduced by: Malcolm Chisholm

Explanatory Notes (and other accompanying documents) (SP Bill 64-EN) and a Policy Memorandum (SP Bill 64-PM) were printed to accompany the Bill.

18 September 2002

Building (Scotland) Bill—A Bill for an Act of the Scottish Parliament to make further provision with respect to buildings, building standards, work in relation to buildings and related matters; and for connected purposes.  (SP Bill 65) (Executive Bill)

Introduced by: Ms Margaret Curran
Supported by: Hugh Henry

Explanatory Notes (and other accompanying documents) (SP Bill 65-EN) and a Policy Memorandum (SP Bill 65-PM) were printed to accompany the Bill.

30 September 2002

Organic Farming Targets (Scotland) Bill—A Bill for an Act of the Scottish Parliament to require the Scottish Ministers to establish targets for organic farming on agricultural land, and to take steps, including preparation of a plan, to achieve the targets. (SP Bill 66) (Member's Bill)

Introduced by: Robin Harper

Explanatory Notes (and other accompanying documents) (SP Bill 66-EN) and a Policy Memorandum (SP Bill 66-PM) were printed to accompany the Bill.

28 October 2002

Prostitution Tolerance Zones (Scotland) Bill—A Bill for an Act of the Scottish Parliament to allow local authorities to designate areas as zones within which loitering, soliciting or importuning by prostitutes is not an offence under section 46(1) of the Civic Government (Scotland) Act 1982; and for connected purposes. (SP Bill 67) (Member's Bill)

Introduced by: Ms Margo MacDonald

Explanatory Notes (and other accompanying documents) (SP Bill 67-EN) and a Policy Memorandum (SP Bill 67-PM) were printed to accompany the Bill.

National Galleries of Scotland Bill—A Bill for an Act of the Scottish Parliament to provide for a certain piece of land to cease to form part of Princes Street Gardens and to disapply the effect of section 22 of the Schedule to the City of Edinburgh District Council Order Confirmation Act 1991 to that land. (SP Bill 68) (Private Bill)

Introduced by: The Trustees of the National Galleries of Scotland

Explanatory Notes (and other accompanying documents) (SP Bill 68-EN) and a Promoters’ Memorandum (SP Bill 68-PM) were printed to accompany the Bill.

13 November 2002

Gaelic Language (Scotland) Bill—A Bill for an Act of the Scottish Parliament to require certain public bodies to publish, maintain and implement plans giving effect to the principle that in the exercise of the functions of those bodies the Gaelic and English languages should be treated on a basis of equality; and to make connected provision in relation to the powers of the Scottish Public Services Ombudsman. (SP Bill 69) (Member's Bill)

Introduced by: Michael Russell
Explanatory Notes (and other accompanying documents) (SP Bill 69-EN) and a Policy Memorandum (SP Bill 69-PM) were printed to accompany the Bill. Translations of the text of the Bill and the accompanying documents into Gaelic are also printed separately.

20 January 2003

Budget (Scotland) (No.4) Bill—A Bill for an Act of the Scottish Parliament to make provision, for financial year 2003/04, for the use of resources by the Scottish Administration and certain bodies whose expenditure is payable out of the Scottish Consolidated Fund, for authorising the payment of sums out of the Fund, for the maximum amount of relevant expenditure for the purposes of section 94(5) of the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973 (c.65) and the maximum amounts of borrowing by certain statutory bodies; to make provision, for financial year 2004/05, for authorising the payment of sums out of the Fund on a temporary basis; and for connected purposes.  (SP Bill 72) (Budget Bill)

Introduced by: Mr Andy Kerr
Supported by: Mr Jack McConnell, Mr Jim Wallace, Patricia Ferguson

Accompanying documents (SP Bill 72-AD) were printed to accompany the Bill.

Budget (Scotland) (No.4) Bill—A Bill for an Act of the Scottish Parliament to make provision, for financial year 2003/04, for the use of resources by the Scottish Administration and certain bodies whose expenditure is payable out of the Scottish Consolidated Fund, for authorising the payment of sums out of the Fund, for the maximum amount of relevant expenditure for the purposes of section 94(5) of the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973 (c.65) and the maximum amounts of borrowing by certain statutory bodies; to make provision, for financial year 2004/05, for authorising the payment of sums out of the Fund on a temporary basis; and for connected purposes.  (SP Bill 72) (Budget Bill)

Introduced by: Mr Andy Kerr
Supported by: Mr Jack McConnell, Mr Jim Wallace, Patricia Ferguson

Accompanying documents (SP Bill 72-AD) were printed to accompany the Bill.